June 3rd, 2021

10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

@ The Gordon Library at Savannah State University

2200 Savannah State University, Savannah, GA 31404 (912) 358-4324

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Kiah Panhandle b'day

About the Event:

Join Savannah State University (SSU) and SSU Scholar-in-Residence Dr. Deborah Johnson-Simon as local artist Scott Stanton, known as Panhandle Slim, debuts a new gift to the Gordon Library Special Collection in honor of artist and activist Virginia Kiah. Enjoy a day of talks, art and engagement while helping to support SSU and the Campaign to Save the Kiah House Museum building.  Click Here to Support the Campaign Now 

Schedule of Activities:

10 a.m. – 11 a.m. Under the Oaks of Gordon Library; Rain location Gordon Library 2nd Floor.

Art Talks with Scott Stanton, a.k.a. Panhandle Slim, and Dr. Deborah Johnson-Simon

3 p.m. – 4 p.m. Under the Oaks of Gordon Library; Rain location Gordon Library 2nd Floor.

Art Talks with Scott Stanton, a.k.a. Panhandle Slim, and Dr. Deborah Johnson-Simon

4 p.m. – 8 p.m.: Gordon Library, Lobby, Special Collections area and 2nd Floor

Presentation of Gift to Gordon Library – A painting by Panhandle Slim, originally dedicated to Virginia Kiah and placed at the site of the Kiah House Museum in the historic Cuyler-Brownsville neighborhood of Savannah, GA.

Panhandle Slim Art Show and Exhibit of the Gordon Library Special Collections

COVID Safety Practices:

  • Masks required, available on site if needed
  • Social distancing of at least 6 feet